Center for Political Analysis and Information Security at Meeting of UN Committee on NGOs
May 23, 2016
A delegation from the Center for Political Analysis and Information Security participated in the meeting of the UN Committee on NGOs at its resumed session, which was held from 23 May to 1 June 2016 in New York.
At the session, 219 of the new applications from NGOs for granting special consultative status were reviewed, and 245 of the applications from previous meetings continued to be reviewed.
The committee has also examined 336 of quadrennial reports submitted by NGOs wich possess consultative status. The recommendations developed at this session were sent to the United Nations Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) to be approved during the upcoming Council meeting between 25 July and 7 July 2016.
The UN Committee on NGOs considered the application of the Center for Political Analysis and Information Security for the granting of special consultative status with ECOSOC at its session in May 2016. In the conduct of the issue’s review, the director of the Center Svyatoslav Andrianov, and the head of the German branch of the Center, Falk Walter Föll, addressed the Committee’s delegates and answered the questions proposed by the committee members.
The direct involvement in the meeting allowed the representatives of the Center to immerse themselves in the working process of the Committee in the aspect of considering applications for special consultative status of the UN. They got acquainted with a number of delegates working in this UN body, as well as with other applicants attending the meeting.